The Wellington House Blog

Vocational Vocabulary Series

Defining words, terms, and phrases used in the garment decoration business

School Sports Success

Summer is almost over, bummer. However, with the start of a new school year comes new opportunities for sales.... Read More

Weeding Made Easy

Is weeding your favorite thing to do? We're guessing no. While we can't completely eliminate this critical part of production, we can help you to optimize your workspace and increase productivity by up to 60%! Want to know how?.... Read More

Fall Decoration Favorites

With the fall season upon us, many customers are looking for fall inspired apparel, home decor, and hard goods. We love the opportunity it gives for new creative ideas that are tailored to on-trend markets.... Read More

Have you tapped into this market?

Want to make more money and stand out with something other than T-shirts? Printing hats is extremely profitable in terms of apparel decoration. With the Hotronix® 360 IQ® Hat Press we started selling this year, you can heat press hats with ease.... Read More

This Blade Over That Blade - Why?

Choosing the right blade for the HTV you're cutting is pivotal to a successful cut job. Did you know there is more than one blade option? Do you know what each one is intended for? It's been awhile since we discussed this ever-so-important topic so let's dive in and cover the basics... Read More

Must-Have Accessories for Heat Printing

Don't forget the basics- Simple things can make your work environment organized, efficient and running smoothly with no hiccups. Plus it's always important to protect and maintain your equipment and supplies as well.... Read More

New Ways to Sell - Think Outside the T-Shirt

These are difficult times. How many of you have heard that today? Well it’s true, but let’s look at the bright side. These times we are dealing with are tough, but sometimes obstacles force us to think outside the box…or outside the T-Shirt like... Read More

3 Potential Fields For Garment Decoration

UPDATED April 29th

During this COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses are having to, not only look for ways to cut back, but also find new, creative approaches to drum up business. This includes... Read More

3 Steps For Overcoming Common Price Objections

If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you have likely heard many objections to your pricing. Whether it’s true and the customer honestly cannot afford the cost, or if they’re trying to push you for a discount, you need to... Read More

4 Most Common Causes of Cutting Problems

Jagged cut lines, corners not connecting, constantly turning up the cut force. These are some of the most common vinyl cutting problems, and they can easily be diagnosed and fixed by checking these 4 things ... Read More

How To Decorate Waterproof Garments

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is: ‘Which heat transfer vinyl will stick to waterproof or water resistant fabric?’ Waterproof and water resistant coatings/treatments are... Read More

Fall Sports = Custom Jerseys, Fan Wear, and more!

With the approach of the fall season, not only are kids back in school, but fall sports are starting. And that means there is a big demand for: customized jerseys, warm ups... See more...

What Kind of Heat Press Should I Get?

There seem to be an abundance of heat press options these days. So how do you choose the right one from among all the different brands, styles, sizes... See More

Improve Customer Satisfaction While Waiting

As consumers become less patient and demand faster service, what can you do to improve production time and manage the emotions of your customers? This article considers the some practical steps... See More

Outsourced or In-house - Which Is Right For You?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing? When should you outsource your work? When is bringing the work in-house a better option? How can Wellington House help you... Read More

3 Things To Check Before Buying a Wide Format Printer

A Wide Format Printer can be a valuable addition to your business, expanding your product offerings and speeding up turnaround times. But how can you know if this investment is right for your business? Consider these 3 factors... Read More

How To Wash HTV Decorated Garments

When it comes to heat transfer vinyl (HTV) there are a lot of options. Because there are so many different vinyls with varying applications (temp, time, pressure), and from various manufacturers, the question comes up... Read More

Raster vs Vector

In the world of graphic design, there are many terms of the trade. Some of the most important in relation to garment decoration and heat transfers are ‘Raster’ and ‘Vector’... Read More

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